Rimshot meaning

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A quick, abrupt drumroll followed by such a sound or by the striking of a cymbal, often used for emphasis after the punchline of a joke told by a comedian.
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A sharp sound produced by simultaneously striking the rim and the head of a drum with a drumstick.
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A sharp sound produced by striking a drumstick either against the rim and head of a snare drum simultaneously or against another drumstick held so that it rests on the rim and head.
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A percussive note in which the drumstick hits both the head and the rim of the drum.
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(colloquial) A percussive sting or flourish used to punctuate a joke in a cabaret or vaudeville act.
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